Course Summary

This seminar is a must for practitioners who deal with contentious probate matters for its detailed discussion of the shifting onus of proof in this area.

Complete this seminar to understand how the onus of proof shifts in solemn form probate actions and the relevance of presumptions in proving a will.

Gain a sound knowledge of:

  • Who has the onus of proving that an instrument is a will?
  • How is that onus discharged?
  • When does the presumption of testamentary capacity arise, when is it necessary for the propounder to lead evidence as to testamentary capacity?
  • When does the onus shift, and how is that onus discharged?
  • To what extent is there an onus on the propounder of the earlier of two wills, to prove the invalidity of the second will?

Please note that this seminar is text based without video content.

Author Profiles

Dr Peter MacMillan

Author Profiles

Dr Peter MacMillan

Course Details


CPD Freedom: $30

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Date & Time:

Thu, January 1, 1970 12:00 am - 12:00 am

CPD Points:

none Points Professional Management

1 Points Professional Responsibility

none Points Skills

none Points Ethics









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